Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin announced that tomorrow, Wednesday, he will hold an online meeting with representatives of the United Nations regarding the grain agreement.
Vershinin said in a press statement, Tuesday, that they will hold a meeting via video conference, followed by a face-to-face meeting next January, to continue the talks.
The video conference will be attended by Rebecca Greenspan, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths.
The Russian official added, “Of course, we will look into the details of the agreement and its operation. We will force the UN representatives to work as actively and efficiently as possible.”
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He continued, “The United Nations must fulfill its obligations under the agreement regarding unhindered access of Russian agricultural products to world markets.”
On July 22, Turkey, the United Nations, Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement in Istanbul to resume grain exports from three Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea, which were suspended in February of this year due to the Russian-Ukrainian war.